Los Angeles, CA â€“ (Tuesday, September 29, 2009) — At this yearâ€™s motion09 (www.motionconference.com) held October 11-14, 2009, Zoic Studiosâ€™ Executive Creative Director/VFX Supervisor Andrew Orloff will present â€œStanding on the Shoulders of Giants.â€? An entertaining examination of present-day creative and past inspiration, â€œGiantsâ€? is part of a weekend-long event that unites professionals and students from the design and effects community. more
Archive for September 29th, 2009
Features and Commercial Executive Producer Melissa Levins Leads Media-Agnostic Production Company
New York, NY – (Tuesday, September 29, 2009) – Kipany Productions has launched a new commercial and film-specific division, Kipany Pictures. Headed by Vice President/Executive Producer Melissa Levins, the company features an international roster of top creative and emerging talent, and is currently producing its inaugural project; a series of web spots for Rite Aid. more
Christie Brilliant3Dâ„¢, Full 2K Resolution, Exceptional Service and Support Keys to Selecting Christie CP2000-SB Projectors
ChristieÂ® announced that Supercines, the largest and most modern cinema chain in Ecuador, selected Christie CP2000-SB digital cinema projectors to equip its newest 15-screen multiplex in Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Headquartered in Guayaquil and owned by CorporaciÃ³n El Rosado S.A., one of the regionâ€™s most important industrialist groups, Supercines has theaters in all of the countryâ€™s major cities. It has earned a reputation for revolutionizing the cinema-going experience in Ecuador through the introduction of innovations such as stadium seating, tri-amplified DolbyÂ® digital sound, and high-resolution wall-to-wall screens. more
“Playface” is the new, truly expressive branding campaign via agency Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo for PlayStation in Japan. Directed by Partizan Dark Room’s Timothy Saccenti and edited by Dayn Williams of Cut + Run, both of whom traveled to Japan for the project, the “Playface” campaign shows a cross section of 50 Japanese gamers, displaying a range of emotions while playing PlayStation. more
SECAUCUS, NJ (August 26, 2009) â€“ Panasonic introduced its new solid-state AJ-HPM200, a P2 HD mobile recorder/player featuring an exciting range of new editing, recording and AV/IT connection functions, and multi-format compatibility including optional AVCHD support.
The HPM200 offers all of the popular features found in its predecessor, the AJ-HPM110, and adds new functionality including: enhanced cuts editing with separate source and record windows, full-frame rate playback from external disk drives, AVCHD compatibility (with the AJ-YCX250G option card), up-conversion of live video inputs in real time, FTP and Giga-bit Ethernet interfaces for expanded network connectivity and 24p Time Code input for production applications, including use as a source for a traditional dailies process. more
Comprehensive is pleased to announce the addition of the CSC-7850 Scaler/Switcher to an already extensive line of Interface Electronics. The CSC-7850 is a 9-input scaler/switcher for analog and digital video and unbalanced stereo and S/PDIF audio signals. It scales any composite, s-video (Y/C), component video (YUV), HDMI or computer graphicâ€™s video signal and jpeg files via USB, up or down, to a selectable graphics or HDTV output resolution. more
Telestream and Class on Demand to pioneer new instruction technique; users have instant access to video-based support.
Hoffman Estates, IL â€“ September 29, 2009 – Class on DemandÂ®, a provider of professional educational products for creative markets, announced a new training initiative with Telestream. Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro customers will now have immediate access to video-based support with “Complete Training for Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro.” Known for advanced encoding capabilities for multiple platforms, both Episode Encoder and Episode Encoder Pro desktop applications deliver high quality, lightening fast video encoding across a variety of mediums. Class on Demand will provide a link within the Episode software that will direct users to a sampling of their in-depth, self-paced instruction for a unique approach to immediate customer support. more
NAVY FOOTBALL AND LACROSSE TEAMS ADOPT PANASONIC AG-HPX500 P2 HD CAMCORDERS FOR COACHING ANALYSIS, GAME EXCHANGE
SECAUCUS, NJ (September 29
, 2009) â€“ The Navy Midshipmen football and menâ€™s lacrosse teams, representing the United States Naval Academy (Annapolis, MD) in NCAA Division I college competition, have purchased six Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 HD camcorders equipped with BTLH80WU 7.9″ color viewfinders/production monitors for coaching analysis. more
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Comprehensive Introduces New Platemasters Plate and Panel Design Software!
Comprehensive is proud to announce the introduction of its Platemasters Plate and Panel Design Tool 1.0 Software. This software will enable the user to design and create their own wall plates to fit their every need! more
LINEAR ACOUSTIC FOUNDER TIM CARROLL TO SHARE EXPERT PERSPECTIVE ON LOUDNESS CONTROL, LISTENER FATIGUE ISSUES ON TWO PANELS AT AES 2009
NEW YORK â€“ Tim Carroll, president and founder of Linear Acoustic, the leading authority in loudness control and upmixing solutions for digital television, will share his industry expertise during two panels at AES 2009, October 9-12 in New York, NY. Carroll will address the audio issues facing broadcasters today in panels titled, â€œListener Fatigue and Longevityâ€? and â€œLoudness Processing and Broadcast.â€?
â€œIt is an honor to be asked to return to participate in the AES Broadcast Sessions organized by David Bialik,â€? says Carroll. â€œWith the recent transition to digital, digital television loudness and surround sound issues are more complex than ever â€“ but the solutions donâ€™t have to be. The ongoing dialogue about these issues that comes out of AES each year continues to drive innovation in the industry, convincing broadcasters that controlling broadcast audio is best accomplished at each stage of more